Maryland Small Business Development Center

Southern Professional Trainers

Serving Calvert, Charles, St. Mary's Counties in Maryland

Aaron Fenwick

VP of Commercial & Industrial Lending
Community Bank of the Chesapeake

Aaron FenwickAaron R. Fenwick is the VP of Commercial & Industrial Lending at the Community Bank of the Chesapeake. The Community Bank of the Chesapeake is a full-service commercial bank, with assets over $1billion headquartered in Waldorf MD. As a Commercial and Industrial Loan Officer, Aaron focuses on generating commercial lending opportunities while building total banking relationships with the business community.
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Ann Frank

Consultant and Trainer

Ann FrankAnn Frank has more than 25 years of relationship building, account maintenance and consulting experience in public relations and business networking. her passion for personal, professional, program and business development has led to a myriad of diverse leadership assignments and opportunities. Ann's professional experiences has gained her industry expertise to develop, organize, implement and consult on policies and practices created for workforce development, personal and business growth.
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Herberta J. Jones, LUTCF, CLCS

Herberta J Jones Insurance & Financial Services Inc,

Herberta J. Jones, LUTCF, CLCSFounded in 2005 by Herberta, The agency has had continuous growth in policyholders. Herberta achieved LUTCF, (Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow) as well as CLCS, (Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist) and is committed to exceeding the policyholder's expectations. We provide the customer with expert advice and above average friendly service. Licensed in MD, DC, PA, VA, CA, NY providing services in Life, Health, Auto Home and Business or Commercial Insurance. Herberta, boasts of countless awards and recognitions including Nationwide's Champion Award.
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Sharron Credle, EdD

Entrepreneur, HR Professional, Instructor, Coach, Author, Talk Show Host

Sharron Credle, EdDDr. Sharron Credle is an entrepreneur having founded a consulting and training services business, as well as the nonprofit UR Great Empowerment (URGE) Foundation, Inc. whose mission it is to inspire, empower, and prepare people, particularly women, to create desired change in all aspects of life. Director of Organizational Development, College of Southern Maryland, and adjunct professor, is also an author, talk show host, speaker and professional coach.
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Sheebah Smith

Managing Partner
Bekoz Marketing

Sheebah SmithSheebah Smith is a motivated mission-oriented marketing professional with experience in an array of specializations including brand management, promotion, creative design, forging digital strategies, content creation, developing strategic alliances, and public relations spanning over 10 years. She began her journey as a nonprofit Public Relations Coordinator advocating for people with disabilities. Since then she has worked with numerous brands nationwide while educating herself on utilizing shifts within the marketing industry to positively affect organizations supporting local communities. Today, she continues her journey, while fusing creativity with her passion for driving positive social change through marketing that motivates as Managing Partner of Bekoz Marketing.
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Catherine A. Askey, CPA, CVA, ABV

Business Growth Strategist
Askey, Askey & Associates, CPA, LLC

Catherine A. Askey, CPA, CVA, ABVAskey, Askey & Associates, CPA, LLC is managed by Catherine A. Askey. Catherine A. Askey is primarily responsible for guiding the firm's overall business operations. Catherine is also the firm's business growth partner. Having grown up in family-owned business, she has a lifetime of business experience and a keen interest in the success of businesses. In 1992, Ms. Askey became a principal owner in a public accounting firm. Today she is the partner responsible for the business valuation and consulting
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Bill Campbell

Balancelogic, LLC

Bill CampbellBill Campbell is the CEO of Balancelogic, LLC, a leading provider of business support services based in Waldorf, MD. Balancelogic® is made up of several operating divisions which include: technology services, accounting & bookkeeping services, web & graphics design services, administrative services, technology outlet and candidate select. Since its launch in mid-2004, Balancelogic has grown an average of 68%.
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Tiffany W. Davis, P.A., MSM

President & CEO
Washington Accounting Services Inc., TEDCO RBII Program Mentor

Tiffany W. Davis, P.A., MSMTiffany Davis educates individuals by teaching Business Tax & Record Keeping courses at the College of Southern Maryland for Small Business Development Center, Entrepreneurship Training Program with Project Opportunity, and is the Southern Maryland Business Mentor for Maryland Technology Development Corporation's (TEDCO) Rural Business Innovation Initiative Program. She is also an Adjunct Professor at the College of Southern Maryland teaching Economics and Business courses.
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Eric Franklin

President and CEO

Eric FranklinEric Franklin had his first taste of leadership during a summer job when at age 16, he was appointed supervisor to over 200 peer employees at his local amusement park.He has been on a mentoring roller coaster ride ever since.Although Eric has held a multitude of distinguished positions over the years and is currently CEO/owner of several successful businesses that operate across the U.S., his core values are as basic to the soul as a peanut butter sandwich is to a hungry appetite.
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John L. Huggins Jr., MBA, PMP

President and COO
Last Mile Broadband of Maryland, LLC

John L. Huggins Jr., MBA, PMP"My profession is communications technology, my excitement is all things business and my passion is being of service to others."Mr. Huggins is a Senior Executive, Entrepreneur, Consultant and Business Coach with solid leadership, business program management, strategic planning, and business development and collaboration skills. He has over 35 years of experience in the Telecommunications and Information Technology industry; with over 15 years of experience of starting and leading small business enterprises.
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Bill McKissick, Jr. Esquire

Founding Partner
Dugan, McKissick & Longmore, LLC

Bill McKissick, Jr. EsquireBill is a founding partner of Dugan, McKissick and Longmore, LLC, and has been practicing business, corporate, real estate, zoning and other transactional law since 1989.He earned his law degree with honors from the University of Maryland School of Law and attended Franklin and Marshall College.He grew up in Baltimore City and moved to St. Mary's County after spending summers clerking at a local law firm.
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